Man in custody after 3 women assaulted in downtown Kitchener in ‘hate-motivated incident’: police
Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 44-year-old man in connection with a “hateful incident”.
It is said that three women were walking down King Street in downtown Kitchener when a stranger approached them and assaulted them.
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The man escaped before the police could arrive, but was tracked down near the crime scene and arrested.
He faces multiple charges, including assault, strangulation, outright threats, and possession of a substance on Schedule 1.
The women were slightly injured by the incident and were cared for by paramedics on site.
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A police spokesman said it was a hateful incident as the attacker allegedly “targeted women”.
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